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BRAVE

ROSE MCGOWAN · HarperOne
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

"My life, as you will read, has taken me from one cult to another. BRAVE is the story of how I fought my way out of these cults and reclaimed my life. I want to help you do the same." -Rose McGowanA revealing memoir and empowering manifesto - A voice for generationsRose McGowan...
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The News Sorority: Diane Sawyer, Katie Couric, Christiane Amanpour-and the

Sheila Weller · Penguin Press
Format: Hardcover

"Weller rivetingly recounts these gutsy ladies' time on the front lines... an inspiration for future generations of journalists." --Vanity FairFor decades, women battered the walls of the male fortress of television journalism. After fierce struggles, three women - Diane Sawyer,...
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Born to Run

Bruce Springsteen · Simon & Schuster Audio
Format: Audiobook

"Writing about yourself is a funny business ... But in a project like this, the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I've tried to do this." - Bruce Springsteen, from the pages of Born to Run In 2009, Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band...
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All the Gallant Men: An American Sailor's Firsthand Account of Pearl Harbor

Donald Stratton · William Morrow
Pages: 306
Format: Print book

The extraordinary first and only memoir by a survivor of the USS Arizona, published in conjunction with the seventy-fifth anniversary of Pearl Harbor. An unforgettable and moving story of tragedy, heroism, resilience, and redemption that is sure to become an enduring document of American...
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Mad Enchantment: Claude Monet and the Painting of the Water Lilies

Ross King · Bloomsbury USA
Pages: 416
Format: Print book

Claude Monet is perhaps the world's most beloved artist, and among all his creations, the paintings of the water lilies in his garden at Giverny are most famous. Seeing them in museums around the world, viewers are transported by the power of Monet's brush into a peaceful world of harmonious...
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The Light of the World: A Memoir

Elizabeth Alexander · Grand Central Publishing
Pages: 209
Format: Print book

"PULITZER PRIZE IN LETTERS: BIOGRAPHY FINALIST""NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRLE AWARDS AUTOBIOGRAPHY FINALIST"New York Times BestsellerFirst Lady Michelle Obama's Favorite Book of 2015A New Yorker, NPR, Boston Globe, Publisher's Weekly, Newsday, Library Journal,...
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The Bucolic Plague: How Two Manhattanites Became Gentlemen Farmers: An Unconventional Memoir

Josh Kilmer-Purcell · Harper; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

"I adore the Beekman boys' story. Their unlikely story of love, the land, and a herd of goats is hilariously honest. If these two can go from Manhattan to a goat farm in upstate New York, then I can't help feeling there is hope for us all." -Alice Waters "Kilmer-Purcell's...
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The Grand Tour: Around the World with the Queen of Mystery

Agatha Christie · William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages: 376
Format: Paperback

Agatha Christie is the most widely published author of all time, outsold only by the Bible and Shakespeare. Now, in this fascinating travelogue of the prolific author's yearlong trip around the British Empire in 1922, Christie provides the clues to the origins of the plots and locales...
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Settle for More

Megyn Kelly · Harper
Pages: 340
Format: Print book

Click Here For the Autographed Copy Anchor of the number one news show on cable, The Kelly File, Fox News Channel's Megyn Kelly writes her much anticipated book, a revealing and surprising memoir detailing her rise as one of the most respected journalists working today. From the values...
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In Praise of Difficult Women: Life Lessons From 29 Heroines Who Dared to Break the Rules

KAREN KARBO · National Geographic Society
Pages: 352
Format: Hardcover

From Frida Kahlo and Elizabeth Taylor to Nora Ephron, Carrie Fisher, and Lena Dunham, this witty narrative explores what we can learn from the imperfect and extraordinary legacies of 29 iconic women who forged their own unique paths in the world. Smart, sassy, and unapologetically feminine,...
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The American: A Memoir of Hope and Sacrifice

KHIZR KHAN · Random House
Pages: 271
Format: Hardcover

This inspiring memoir by the Muslim American Gold Star father and captivating DNC speaker is the story of one family's pursuit of the American dream."Khan's aspirational memoir reminds us all why Americans should welcome newcomers from all lands." - Kirkus Reviews In fewer than...
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Living with a SEAL: 31 Days Training with the Toughest Man on the Planet

Jesse Itzler · Center St
Pages: 288
Format: Print book

Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler chronicles his month of living and extreme fitness training with a Navy SEAL in LIVING WITH A SEAL, now with two bonus chapters. Entrepreneur Jesse Itzler will try almost anything. He brazenly pretended to be an established hip-hop artist to secure a meeting with...
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Mortality

Christopher Hitchens · Twelve; 1 edition
Format: Hardcover

On June 8, 2010, while on a book tour for his bestselling memoir, Hitch-22, Christopher Hitchens was stricken in his New York hotel room with excruciating pain in his chest and thorax. As he would later write in the first of a series of award-winning columns for Vanity Fair, he suddenly...
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Patton: The Pursuit of Destiny

Agostino Von Hassell · Thomas Nelson; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

He was a harsh taskmaster who comforted dying soldiers and quietly commended their valor. A crusty, often foulmouthed commander who wrote tender letters home to the love of his life. Gen. George S. Patton Jr. comes to life in these pages as one of the most colorful, enigmatic, and unfairly...
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Worthy Fights: A Memoir of Leadership in War and Peace

Jim Newton · Penguin Press; First Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Leon Panetta's first career, beginning as an army intelligence officer and including 16 years in the House of Representatives, lasted thirty-five years and culminated in his role as Clinton's budget czar and White House chief of staff. He then "retired" to establish the Panetta...
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